Sep
02

“Viking Biking – Riding Roots in Norway on an Africa Twin”: Adventure Motorcycle Magazine, March/April 2015

With all of the news swirling around the introduction of the new Honda CRF1000L Africa Twin, the timing is perfect to revisit the story Giant Loop owner/founder Harold Olaf Cecil published in the March/April 2015 issue of Adventure Motorcycle magazine about spending a week on the Honda XRV750 Africa Twin, riding dirt, gravel and twisty paved … Continue reading »

Aug
14

Giant Loop Riders: Alberto Lara and Naomi Tweddle Ride Giant Loop of Oregon

Alberto Lara and Naomi Tweddle (www.motolara.com) added another off-road adventure to their list of travels this past week: an 800-mile giant loop dual sport motorcycle ride through Oregon, beginning and ending at Giant Loop’s shop in Bend. You may have seen Alberto’s photos in our 2015 Adventure Proof Packing Systems catalog or on social media … Continue reading »

Mar
30

Tech Tip: Pronghorn Straps for Quick-Release Saddlebag and Pannier Mounts

QUESTION Recently email from customer Tim: Hello I bought your Great Basin Saddlebag, couldn’t be happier with it. Do you sell or recommend a quick release system? I have the bag snug and fitted to my bike. I’d like be able to get under the seat or take the whole bag indoors with me without … Continue reading »

Mar
10

Giant Loop Rider: Geoff’s Suzuki DRZ400 with MoJavi Saddlebag and GL Mounts

Local rider Geoff’s Suzuki DRZ400 is about as nicely set up as any we’ve seen, with Trail Tech Voyager GPS, Race Tech Suspension, full Yoshimura Exhaust and aftermarket carb. Here are some details about his MoJavi Saddlebag installation using the new Giant Loop (GL) Mounts, which will work great with the Coyote Saddlebag and Great … Continue reading »

Mar
06

Giant Loop Riders: MotoLara on South America Adventure with Great Basin Saddlebag, Fandango Tank Bag . . . and HydroFlask

Two Bend, Oregon-based companies with products on a motorcycle adventure in South America: HydroFlask and Giant Loop!

Jan
22

Giant Loop on CCM GP-450 at Sweden’s MC Mässan Motorcycle Show

First look at the CCM GP-450 with Giant Loop’s Great Basin Saddlebag and Diablo Pro Tank Bag at the MC Mässan in Stockholm, Sweden! Thank you to Explore 360!

Dec
08

Giant Loop Video: “The Eagles of Metal Horses” in Ecuador

If this video doesn’t make you smile, then you need to check your pulse! Not your typical “here’s our motorcycle trip in Ecuador” kinda video, instead these guys shot a hilarious rock video throughout their trip! And, they’re riding with Giant Loop’s Great Basin Saddlebags . . . Post by RaF Prod.

Sep
15

Giant Loop Rider: GL Designer Explores Oregon Backcountry Discovery Route

Giant Loop’s design director, Brian Frankle, recently joined up with a couple of local friends from Bend for an Oregon Backcountry Discovery Route adventure on his Suzuki DRZ400. Here are some of his pics and comments: “Took a short 4 day trip on the moto on the Oregon Backcountry Discovery Route. Rendezvoused with a few … Continue reading »

Sep
10

Giant Loop Fitment: BMW F650 Funduro and GL Saddlebags, Tank Bags

Local jewelery designer John Paul recently sold his ’70s vintage BMW R90, and he came by the shop with his first dual sport motorcycle, a 1999 BMW F650 Funduro (pre-GS)! He wanted to see which of the Giant Loop Saddlebags and Tank Bags best fit his bike. After fitting the MoJavi Saddlebag, Coyote Saddlebag and … Continue reading »

Sep
08

Giant Loop Rider: Balint Rides Europe On His Buell XB12, With Great Basin Saddlebag

Balint wrote in and shared pictures from his recent European tour. Check out how he is using the cable lock pass through for security! He said, “Hi GL, Here are two pics taken on my trip around Europe on my XB12XT using a Great Basin 2 saddlebag and a Zigzag handlebar bag. I’ve been to … Continue reading »

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